At 9:30 p.m. today, Thursday, the Zamalek team will meet with its counterpart Military Production in the 16 round matches of the Premier League competition, in a meeting that cannot be divided by two for the white genie, especially as it comes a few days after losing the summit match against Al-Ahly with two goals for one goal, evening Sunday.
Zamalek enters today’s match, and there is no way for him but to win to continue competing on Top of the league Which has become threatened after losing the summit if Al-Ahly wins its postponed matches, which began with a confrontation with Smouha yesterday. On the other hand, the Military Production team is looking for three points to escape from the relegation zone where it is in the 18th and last place in the competition table with 12 points, and beating Zamalek will make it jump more. From a batch center.
The French Patrice Carteron, the coach of Zamalek, took advantage of the past hours to treat his players psychologically after losing the summit match, stressing that the loss was not the end of the day, and he was keen to hold individual sessions with each player to emphasize the importance of the next stage and the necessity to turn the page of the Al-Ahly meeting and think about the upcoming confrontations..
The sessions with the players of Zamalek did not stop at the French Patrice Carteron, the technical director of the team, where the great players such as Mahmoud Abdel Razek Shikabala, Hazem Imam and Tariq Hamed were keen to talk with his colleagues to reunite and correct the loss in front of Al-Ahly, as the captain of Zamalek confirmed during the session that lasted about 20 minutes Winning all upcoming matches will be the best response to losing the summit to reconcile the masses and exploit the opponent’s stumbling in any match, stressing the need to fight to win the league title this season, as well as the Egyptian Cup..
The match between Zamalek and El-Entag El Harby will be No. 18 in the history of the two clubs, and during the previous 17 games that brought the two teams together in League competition Since production qualified for the Premier League 11 seasons ago, the numbers confirm Zamalek’s superiority by achieving 10 victories and scoring 25 goals in exchange for the production team winning two matches and scoring 14 goals, while 5 games ended in a draw..
Carteron is considering making some adjustments in the formation of Zamalek, which appeared in the summit match during the El Entag El Harby match, as Mohamed Abdel Shafi approached the left-back position, and Ahmed Sayed Zizou came close to returning to the basic formation after a period of absence, as well as the return of Tunisian Saif El-Din Al-Jaziri to lead the attack. Instead of Marwan Hamdy, and also the participation of Mohamed Abdel Ghani in the defense line next to Mahmoud Al-Wensh.
The formation closest to Zamalek in the production match is composed of Muhammad Abu Jabal in Guardians, Muhammad Abd al-Shafi, Mahmoud al-Wansh, Muhammad Abd al-Ghani, Hamza al-Matlouthi, Tariq Hamed, Muhammad Ashraf Roqa, Ferjani Sassi, Ahmed Sayed Zizo, Ashraf bin Sharqi and Saif al-Din al-Jaziri.
On the other hand, Khaled Mahdi, director of football in Military Production, confirmed that the Zamalek match will not be easy, especially as it comes after the Al-Ahly meeting, but his team nonetheless seeks to win three points or at least not to lose the match..